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Polk tennis bounces back with win at East Henderson

Polk County rebounded from Tuesday’s loss to Owen with a pair of wins Wednesday over East Henderson in a non-conference boys tennis doubleheader.

Polk County rebounded from Tuesday’s loss to Owen with a pair of wins Wednesday over East Henderson in a non-conference boys tennis doubleheader.

The Wolverines shuffled their lineup, with usual No. 1 and No. 2 singles players Ryan Heider and Henry Heider unavailable to play, but still earned wins of 5-4 and 6-3.

In the 6-3 win, Polk County captured four singles matches, with Henry Monts, Payton Stott, Ethan Edwards and Jesus Avellaneda all victorious. Monts and Stott and Avellaneda and Edwards also won their doubles matches.

In the 5-4 triumph, the teams split singles matches, but Monts-Stott and Edwards-Avellaneda delivered doubles victories to secure the match win.

Polk County improved to 9-2 overall, with East Henderson dropping to 0-10.

Polk County returns to action on Thursday at Avery in a Western Highlands Conference match.

POLK COUNTY 5, EAST HENDERSON 4
SINGLES

1. Alex Acosta (EH) d. Henry Monts 7-5; 2. Payton Stott (PC) d. Walter Wingard 7-3; 3. Ethan Edwards (PC) d. Amilio Villasana  7-1; 4. Jesus Avellaneda (PC) d. Jimmy Zheng 7-1; 5. Larnce Maybin (EH) d. Caleb Jackson 7-3; 6. Garrett Adkinson (EH) d. Alfredo Avellaneda 7-1.

DOUBLES
1. Monts-Stott (PC) d. Acosta-Wingard 6-2; 2. J. Avellandea-Edwards (PC) d. Villasana-Maybin 6-0. 3. Adkinson-Mason Green (EH) d. Jackson-A. Avellaneda 6-0.

POLK COUNTY 6, EAST HENDERSON 3
SINGLES

1. Henry Monts (PC) d. Alex Acosta 7-1; 2. Payton Stott (PC) d. Walter Wingard 7-1; 3. Ethan Edwards (PC) d. Amilio Villasana 7-1; 4. Jesus Avellaneda (PC) d. Jimmy Zheng 7-2; 5. Larnce Maybin (EH) d. Caleb Jackson 7-4; 6. Garrett Adkinson (EH) d. Alfredo Avellaneda 8-7 (10-2).

DOUBLES
1. Monts-Stott (PC) d. Acosta-Wingard 6-2; 2. J. Avellandea-Edwards d. Maybin-Mason Green 6-0. 3. Adkinson-Zheng d. Jackson-A. Avellaneda 7-6 (7-5).

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